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11 Great Dallas Restaurants Serving Takeout Right Now

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Despite the ever-changing landscape of this year, the comfort that comes with a quality takeout dinner will forever remain constant. You’ll have no problem finding to-go eats in today’s world, but the real task is discovering which takeout meal reigns supreme, rivaling even some of the best indoor dining experiences. Especially in taste meccas like that of Dallas, Texas, there is no shortage of just-plain-good food. Thankfully for takeout-loving Texans, we’ve done the work for you. Read on for 11 of Dallas’s latest, greatest, and most takeout-friendly restaurants.

A number of Dallas restaurants have resumed dine-in service at 50 percent capacity. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit dallascityhall.com. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.

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Zenna Thai & Japanese Restaurant

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With 86 menu choices at Zenna, there’s something for even the pickiest eaters. The Thai-Japanese spot serves entrees like pineapple fried rice and hot and spicy shrimp, with sushi options ranging from a classic California roll to a Louisiana roll (with crawfish, cucumber, and avocado). Don’t forget a few Cokes for delivery or pickup.

Kebabs To Go

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It’s hard to beat the under-$9 meal here. Kebab choices include chicken, beef, lamb, salmon, cheese, and tofu. Each meat or vegetarian order can be prepared as a salad, wrap, or plate with accompanying sides. Order exactly what you want, just your style, but be sure to complete your meal with a Coke.

Maple Leaf Diner

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This Canadian-style diner (yes, that’s a thing, and it’s a great thing) is a must when you’re craving comfort food. Choose from four styles of poutine, including a beloved chicken fried steak variety, with hand-cut fries, cheese curds, gravy, and chives. Other favorites include chicken parmigiana, “steak waffles,” and even a “pizza burger.” Opt for contactless curbside delivery, if you like.

Poutine from Maple Leaf Diner in Dallas.
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El Fenix

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Tex-Mex is obviously a staple in Dallas, and El Fenix has served up their beloved chips, salsa, enchiladas, and more since 1916. Currently the restaurant is offering a $6 special featuring two enchiladas, beans, and rice, so there are plenty of deals to be found. Also, if you buy a $25 gift card, you’ll get a free enchilada plate.

A platter from El Fenix restaurant in Dallas.
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Velvet Taco

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When you order tacos, you don’t have to order what’s “expected.” Velvet Taco is all about unique takes, like spicy chicken tikka, falafel, and beer-battered cauliflower. (You can get gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options, too.) And there’s an extra-special deal here: For just $20, to-go customers can order a slow-roasted rotisserie chicken, six corn tortillas, two sides of elote corn, and a helping of pico and sauces.

Hungry Belly

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Order here for Korean cuisine made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Bento boxes, kimchi dishes, fried rice, ramen, and even Asian-inspired burgers and tacos are on the menu. Small bites start at $5, whereas bowls go for $10, and burgers cost just $12.

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Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

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Sometimes nothing but pizza can take care of your cravings. For night owls, Greenville Pizza Company is open till 3 a.m. most days to accommodate hunger pangs that don’t coincide with traditional meal times. The menu features a variety of “special” pizzas, including a Mexican pizza with peppers, hamburger, onions, cheese, and cilantro, or try the barbecue brisket pizza.

Three types of chicken wings from Greenville Avenue Pizza Company.
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Eatzi’s Market & Bakery

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EatZi’s is part-market, part-bakery, all delicious. You can choose from a variety of individually sized salads and sandwiches, or order “platters” if you’d like to stock up for a few days. Also choose from sushi, pizza, quesadillas, soups, and desserts. Specials go online every single day, so check the menu regularly for their latest and greatest.

Macaroni and cheese in a bowl from Eatzi’s Market & Bakery.
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Street's Fine Chicken

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Comfort food is hard to resist right now, and Street’s delivers on its crispy, juicy rotisserie-made chicken marinated with lemon, sea salt, and herbs. Don’t skip the sides, like brie macaroni and cheese, maple roasted brussel sprouts, and garlic green beans. And you won’t have to spend a fortune here: An 18-piece tender package is less than $25.

Sakhuu Thai Restaurant

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Sakhuu is expanding and offers takeout at its Dallas and Richardson locations, where locals love the “stuffed chicken wings” — served annually at the Texas State Fair. Other must-orders include pad Thai, fried pork dumplings, and Bangkok lo mein noodles.

Rodeo Goat

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The tasty burgers and large portion sizes are already enough to make Rodeo Goat a must-order. You’ll want to grab the “cheese fries surprise” — fries covered with chili cheese and jalapenos. “Takeout Tuesdays” are also noteworthy; once a week, fries are free with a call-in burger order.

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Zenna Thai & Japanese Restaurant

With 86 menu choices at Zenna, there’s something for even the pickiest eaters. The Thai-Japanese spot serves entrees like pineapple fried rice and hot and spicy shrimp, with sushi options ranging from a classic California roll to a Louisiana roll (with crawfish, cucumber, and avocado). Don’t forget a few Cokes for delivery or pickup.

Kebabs To Go

It’s hard to beat the under-$9 meal here. Kebab choices include chicken, beef, lamb, salmon, cheese, and tofu. Each meat or vegetarian order can be prepared as a salad, wrap, or plate with accompanying sides. Order exactly what you want, just your style, but be sure to complete your meal with a Coke.

Maple Leaf Diner

This Canadian-style diner (yes, that’s a thing, and it’s a great thing) is a must when you’re craving comfort food. Choose from four styles of poutine, including a beloved chicken fried steak variety, with hand-cut fries, cheese curds, gravy, and chives. Other favorites include chicken parmigiana, “steak waffles,” and even a “pizza burger.” Opt for contactless curbside delivery, if you like.

Poutine from Maple Leaf Diner in Dallas.
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El Fenix

Tex-Mex is obviously a staple in Dallas, and El Fenix has served up their beloved chips, salsa, enchiladas, and more since 1916. Currently the restaurant is offering a $6 special featuring two enchiladas, beans, and rice, so there are plenty of deals to be found. Also, if you buy a $25 gift card, you’ll get a free enchilada plate.

A platter from El Fenix restaurant in Dallas.
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Velvet Taco

When you order tacos, you don’t have to order what’s “expected.” Velvet Taco is all about unique takes, like spicy chicken tikka, falafel, and beer-battered cauliflower. (You can get gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options, too.) And there’s an extra-special deal here: For just $20, to-go customers can order a slow-roasted rotisserie chicken, six corn tortillas, two sides of elote corn, and a helping of pico and sauces.

Hungry Belly

Order here for Korean cuisine made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Bento boxes, kimchi dishes, fried rice, ramen, and even Asian-inspired burgers and tacos are on the menu. Small bites start at $5, whereas bowls go for $10, and burgers cost just $12.

A dish from Hungry Belly restaurant in Dallas.
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Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

Sometimes nothing but pizza can take care of your cravings. For night owls, Greenville Pizza Company is open till 3 a.m. most days to accommodate hunger pangs that don’t coincide with traditional meal times. The menu features a variety of “special” pizzas, including a Mexican pizza with peppers, hamburger, onions, cheese, and cilantro, or try the barbecue brisket pizza.

Three types of chicken wings from Greenville Avenue Pizza Company.
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Eatzi’s Market & Bakery

EatZi’s is part-market, part-bakery, all delicious. You can choose from a variety of individually sized salads and sandwiches, or order “platters” if you’d like to stock up for a few days. Also choose from sushi, pizza, quesadillas, soups, and desserts. Specials go online every single day, so check the menu regularly for their latest and greatest.

Macaroni and cheese in a bowl from Eatzi’s Market & Bakery.
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Street's Fine Chicken

Comfort food is hard to resist right now, and Street’s delivers on its crispy, juicy rotisserie-made chicken marinated with lemon, sea salt, and herbs. Don’t skip the sides, like brie macaroni and cheese, maple roasted brussel sprouts, and garlic green beans. And you won’t have to spend a fortune here: An 18-piece tender package is less than $25.

Sakhuu Thai Restaurant

Sakhuu is expanding and offers takeout at its Dallas and Richardson locations, where locals love the “stuffed chicken wings” — served annually at the Texas State Fair. Other must-orders include pad Thai, fried pork dumplings, and Bangkok lo mein noodles.

Rodeo Goat

The tasty burgers and large portion sizes are already enough to make Rodeo Goat a must-order. You’ll want to grab the “cheese fries surprise” — fries covered with chili cheese and jalapenos. “Takeout Tuesdays” are also noteworthy; once a week, fries are free with a call-in burger order.

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